Ship Stability Mates/Masters (eBook)

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January 2003

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Ship Stability Mates/Masters (eBook)

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This eBook is based on the syllabus for Ship Stability for the STCW'95 Chief Mate/Master Reg II/2 (Unlimited). As opposed to sheets of hydrostatic data, a full set of IMO compliant stability data is supplied in a 60pp pocket book which is used for all exercises. This book aims to be the leading work on ship stability.

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The author of this book is Martin Rhodes (BSc Hons), who lectured in ship stability at Glasgow College of Nautical Studies between 1997 and 2005. He is now Assistant Professor – Maritime Studies at the University of Trinidad and Tobago.

1.   Basic Principles
   2.   Form Coefficients
   3.   Tonnes Per Centimetre Immersion
   4.   Introduction to Load Lines
   5.   Centre of Gravity (G) and Centre of Buoyancy (B)
   6.   Introduction to Transverse Statical Stability
   7.   Conditions of Stability
   8.   Initial Transverse Metacentre
   9.   Free Surface Effect
   10. Curves of Statical Stability (GZ Curves)
   11. List
   12. Introduction to Trim
   13. Suspended Weights
   14. Assessing Compliance of a Ship's Loaded Condition with IMO Criteria
   15. Curves of Statical Stability for Varying Conditions of Stability
   16. The Wall Sided Formula
   17. Factors Affecting GZ Curve Shape
   18. The International Grain Code (IMO)
   19. Inclining Experiment
   20. Trim Using Hydrostatic Data
   21. Dry Docking
   22. Bilging
   23. Angle of Heel due to Turning
   24. Wind Heeling, Ice Accretion and Rolling
   25. Stability Problems Associated with Specific Ship Types
   26. Calculation and Assignment of Freeboard
   27. Shear Forces and Bending Moments in Ships
   28. Practical Ship Loading Problems 

Title: Ship Stability Mates/Masters (eBook)
Number of Pages: 408
Product Code: WS1009EA
ISBN: ISBN 13: 978-0-9534379-3-1 (9780953437931), ISBN 10: 0-9534379-3-0 (0953437930)
Published Date: January 2003

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